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Flag for United Kingdom November 7, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London, England, United Kingdom

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Monday, November 7, 1938 at 10:26 PM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


London: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 7:40 PM

Maximum: Mon, Nov 7, 1938 at 10:26 PM

Ended: Tue, Nov 8, 1938 at 1:12 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 32 minutes

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November 7, 1938 – November 8, 1938 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in London. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
8:41 PM Nov 710:26 PM Nov 712:11 AM Nov 8
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Local times for eclipse in London on Monday, November 7, 1938

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 7:40 PM104°East-southeast30.7°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 8:41 PM118°East-southeast39.4°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsNov 7 at 9:45 PM136°Southeast47.3°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseNov 7 at 10:26 PM149°South-southeast51.2°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsNov 7 at 11:07 PM164°South-southeast53.7°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsNov 8 at 12:11 AM190°South54.4°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsNov 8 at 1:12 AM213°South-southwest51.2°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Times are local for London (GMT – Greenwich Mean Time).

Eclipses visible in London

Eclipse Visibility from LondonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1930Apr 13LunarPenumbral
Partial
1930Oct 7LunarPartial
Partial
1931Apr 2LunarTotal
Total
1931Sep 26LunarTotal
Total
1932Sep 14 / Sep 15LunarPartial
Partial
1933Mar 12LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Aug 5LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1933Sep 4LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1934Jan 30LunarPartial
Partial
1935Jan 19LunarTotal
Total
1935Jun 30SolarPartial
Partial
1935Jul 16LunarPartial
Total
1936Jan 8LunarTotal
Total
1936Jun 19SolarPartial
Total
1936Dec 28LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1937Nov 18LunarPenumbral
Partial
1938Nov 7 / Nov 8LunarTotal
Total
1939Apr 19SolarPartial
Annular
1939Oct 28LunarPartial
Partial
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